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  • Jewish Philosophy Course For TeensTeenagers 10-12th grade: Join us for a course on Judaism and earn college credits Read More
  • Shabbat Services And MealsJoin us Friday evening & Shabbat Morning for Services with traditional prayers and beautiful songs followed by Kiddush and Shabbat meal. Read More
  • Hebrew SchoolChabad Hebrew School offers a friendly and stimulating environment, where children can embrace their Jewish roots and gain a true sense of Jewish pride.Please contact us for more info. Contact us
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Motivated by a profound love for every Jew and spurred by a boundless optimism, Chabad of the Big Island, Hawaii sets into motion an array of programs and services to educate, inspire, and uplift Jews from all walks of life, regardless of background or affiliation, with unconditional love and acceptance. Our goal is to service the spiritual and physical needs of the local Jewish community, as well as the visitors to the island, & to strengthen their Jewish awareness and pride.
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Synagogue Services

Weekly services & meals

Adult Education

Weekly classes for men and women

JLI Torah Studies

Jewish learning that inspires

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He rarely experienced kindness from strangers, and the little menorah had brought so much light to his life. Perhaps, he thought, they could help him.
I will never forget that night, five years ago, when my husband and I almost died. It was an event of pure terror coupled with the deepest faith in G-d. Even now, so many years later, tears come to my eyes when I speak about it.
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Kailua Kona, HI 96740
Weekly Torah Portion
Upcoming Holiday
Dec. 10 - Dec. 18
Daily Thought
Be as the Chanukah lights: Know you have a lot more to go. Get there one small flame at a time.
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Learning & Inspiration
  • The Peril of PerfectionIn this world, we cannot attain absolute perfection, absolute truth, or absolute good. What is... Read More
  • A Pet Shelter, a Tin Menorah, and an Averted SuicideHe rarely experienced kindness from strangers, and the little menorah had brought so much light to... Read More
  • How I Will Have a Happy Solo ChanukahNovelty has given way to boredom. Excitement to anxiety. It’s become the staycation that never... Read More
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